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Approval Code



PA 11669

Course Duration

3 – 4 Years

Course Mode

Full Time / Part Time

The world of business and management is going through a rapid and profound changes; therefore, new theories need to be developed and novel strategies need to be crafted and practiced. In addition, institutional leaders, policy makers, and administrators are confronted with novel situations in their respected professional field and indeed this has precipitated the need for new knowledge and new skills to be quickly translated into implementation, which can be achieved with the help of advanced research activity.

Designed for senior management-level staff, Geomatika University College, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme emphasises contemporary management thinking and substantial applied research projects that will help learners advance their career to the next level.

As a professional doctorate, the programme aims to provide management professionals and practitioners with extensive opportunities to reflect upon that add value to their experiences and expertise. It primarily focusses on theories and methodologies related to research and practice, breadth and depth of study, processes as well as best-practices in business management environments. Students of this programme will develop business acumens while at the same time, enhance their overall management capabilities.

Through structured interactions with the faculty members and a selected group of dedicated colleagues from diverse industries and backgrounds, learners will also enhance their personal and leadership skills while extending their business networking abilities.

First Year

  • Advanced Organizational Management
  • Advanced Marketing Management
  • Advanced Human Resource Management
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Ethics and Sustainability Business Management
  • Advanced Research Methodology and Data Analysis

Second Year

  • Advanced Strategic Management
  • Advanced Organizational Behaviors
  • Advanced Economics for Managers
  • Advanced Management Information Systems

Third Year

  • Thesis

To apply for the PhD program in the Iqra Business School, you must have completed:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related discipline from Any Higher Learning Institute, requiring at least four years of full-time study equivalent to an honour class 1; OR
  • A master’s degree in a related discipline, including a significant research component; OR
  • International students are required to obtain a minimum score of 6.0 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.
  • A qualification considered equivalent to one of the above.


  • CEO of a Corporation or Business Owner
  • Senior Level Management Positions
  • Business Consultant
  • Academician
  • Business Analyst/Strategist
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Senior Operation Manager
  • Public Policy Adviser